Cycling Plus - - FIRST RIDE -

Ar­gon might have only just bro­ken cover in the big scene sense by spon­sor­ing a lead­ing pro tour team but it’s been mak­ing very well re­garded bikes, par­tic­u­larly the E se­ries aero/triathlon fam­ily, in Canada for years. There’s a lot of E DNA in the Ni­tro­gen aero bike.

This E se­ries tech in­cludes the head-tube-ex­tend­ing Press-Fit Aero 3D spacer sys­tem for front-end stiff­ness. It’s dropped lower to the ground than most bikes for a lower over­all wind pro­file. The seat­post can be re­versed for a steeper seat an­gle, and the Er­gonova bars can carry ex­ten­sion bars for time tri­alling.

As well as a nat­u­rally ag­gres­sive low and for­ward ride po­si­tion the Ni­tro­gen gets very pow­er­ful and aero flush fit TRP brakes, fash­ion­ably blunt-backed aero tube pro­fil­ing and match­ing blunt-faced aero 3T Or­bis II C35 Pro wheels.

With a punchy rather than plush ride, ag­gres­sive po­si­tion and aero ad­van­tage, the Ni­tro­gen is a great fit for flat-out fast fans, es­pe­cially if a time trial or even a triathlon might be in your plans.


Weight 7.8kg (S) Frame Nan­otech HM6003 car­bon Fork N7 mono­coque car­bon Gears Shi­mano Ul­te­gra 6800, 52-36T, 11-25 Brakes TRP/Ar­gon 18 Wheels 3T Or­bis II C35 Pro Fin­ish­ing kit 3T Er­gonova bar, ARX II Pro stem, ASP 50:50 two-way car­bon seat­post, Prol­ogo Kappa Evo sad­dle, 25mm Vit­to­ria Ru­bino Pro Speed tyres

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